On February 4th, 2015 a Mercedes SUV was involved in a train crash. 49 year old, Ellen Brody, mother of three was in the SUV and was killed in Valhalla, New York. Brody was driving and the rail crossing crashed on the back of her car. She stepped outside of the car and went to check if the car had been damaged. She drove forward a couple of feet, unaware of the incoming train and the car was hit and exploded, killing Brody and five passengers on the train.